Heavy bankruptcy-related charges pushed Northwest Airlines Corp. into the red for the third quarter as it reported a net loss of $1.18 billion compared to a loss of $475 million in the year-ago period. Excluding reorganization and unusual items that totaled $1.43 billion on a pre-tax basis, NWA earned $252 million in the current period, compared to a loss of $234 million in the 2005 third quarter, if $159 million in pre-tax reorganization items are excluded. The company noted that it lost ...

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